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Free daily guided tour at Wakehurst

1 January 2016 to 23 December 2016, 11.30am to 1pm

Join us on a daily tour lasting 1-1½ hrs giving visitors the chance to see plants of seasonal interest and discover the fascinating history of the estate.
Event details: 
Tours take place at 11.30am when availability allows. Please check at the Visitor Centre.
Meet at the guide meeting point adjacent to The Stables restaurant.
Included with entry to Wakehurst. No need to book. Details from the Visitor Centre.
Winter garden at Wakehurst

About the tour

The guides will concentrate on the ornamental gardens close to the mansion, looking at plants of seasonal interest as well as explaining some of the history of the house and gardens. They will also look at the vital conservation work being undertaken in the Millennium Seed Bank and by Wakehurst's horticultural team. 

Guides at Wakehurst are all dedicated volunteers with a wide knowledge and passion for the gardens. The free tour is designed for individuals and families. We have a limit of 25 people, so if you are coming with a group please book a tailored tour.

Booking a tailored group tour

Orchid Lates

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Talks and courses

Cover image from Adult Education brochure 2016-17

Browse our short course brochure where there's everything from botanical illustration to gardening for beginners.